Northern Illinois University

NCATE/ISBE Accreditation

Standard 6  Unit Governance and Resources

 

NEW or UPDATED

 

2. Unit governance structure (organizational chart)

 

6. Unit budget, with provisions for assessment, technology, and professional development

     Summary document

     More detail for College of Education, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Visual & Performing Arts

 

8. Faculty workload policies

          College of Education (see original #8 below)

 

          College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

 

          College of Health and Human Sciences

 

          College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

               Biology

               English

              Geology

              History and Social Sciences - table of actual work loads (see last column), policy described in original #8 below

              Math

 

          College of Visual and Performing Arts

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PREVIOUSLY POSTED

 

1. Policies on governance and operations of the unit

        Committe on Initial Teacher Certification (CITC) - bylaws

        Committee on Advanced Certification in Education (CAPCE) - bylaws

        If desired, see minutes of CITC and CAPCE on Reports and Resources page

 

2. Organizational chart or description of the unit governance structure

          Unit Governance Structure Organizational Chart

 

3. Unit policies on student services such as counseling and advising

 

          General University Student Support Services

 

          College of Education Office of Advising and Student Services

              Advising Policy

              Counseling Services Policy

 

          College of Health and Human Sciences

 

          College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Undergraduate) Advising

              Mathematics

              School Psychology

 

          Academic Advising Center

 

4. Recruiting and admission policies for candidates

 

          NIU Graduate School Recruiting

 

          College of Education

              Curriculum and Instruction

              Counseling

              Chief School Business Official

              Early Childhood Education - undergraduate, graduate

              Elementary Education

                  undergraduate

                  graduate - narrative, checklist

              ESL Bilingual

              Instructional Technology

              Library - narrative, checklist

              Physical Education

              Principal

              Reading

              Special Education - LBSI  undergraduate, graduate

              Special Education - Vision

              Superintendent

              Technology Specialist - narrative, checklist

 

          College of Health and Human Sciences

 

          College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

              History and Social Sciences admission criteria and advising checklist

              Mathematics undergraduate admission, graduate admission

              School Psychology

 

5. Academic calendars, catalogs, unit publications, grading policies, and unit advertising

          School Psychology Program Handbook

          Academic Calendars

          Catalogs: Undergraduate Catalog, Graduate Catalog

          Unit Publications: University Office for Teacher Certification Newsletter, College of Education Newsletter, Unit Annual Report

          Grade Appeals for Undergraduates

          Grade Appeals for Graduates

          University Grading Policy

 

6. Unit budget, with provisions for assessment, technology, and professional development

 

7. Budgets of comparable units with clinical components on campus or similar units at other campuses

 

8. Faculty workload policies

 

    NIU Statement on Faculty Workload (2004)

 

        College of Education

             Faculty Workload Policy (2001)

             Faculty Load Policies Discussion (COE Faculty Senate, January 15, 2004)

             Elementary Education and Early Childhood clinical supervisor workload policy

 

        College of Health and Human Sciences

 

        College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

            History and Social Sciences

            Mathematics

            School Psychology

 

9. Summary of faculty workloads

 

        College of Education

 

        College of Health and Human Sciences

 

        College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

            History and Social Sciences

            Mathematics

            School Psychology

 

10. List of support personnel in unit

 

        College of Education

              Director of the College of Education's Office of Assessment, Dr. David Walker

 

        College of Health and Human Sciences

 

        College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

            Teacher Preparation Coordinator, Dr. Susan Callahan

            Office of Clinical Placement

                Dr. Judy-Cox Henderson, Coordinator of Clinical Experiences and Student Teacher Placement

                Stephen Habercorn, Placement Assistant

                Susan Halverson, Administrative Assistant

            Mathematics

            School Psychology

 

         University Office for teacher certification

             1 full-time Teacher Certification Assessment Coordinator

             1 part-time Office Support Specialist

             Summary of office function and staff duties

 

11. List of facilities including computer labs and curriculum resource centers

 

      NIU Computer Labs information, locations, and hours

      Tutoring Centers

      University Writing Center

 

       College of Education

           Technology facilities summary chart

           Software facilities summary

           College of Education Learning Center

 

          College of Health and Human Sciences

              Computer Classroom

              Emotion Regulation and Temperament Laboratory

 

      College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

          Foreign Languages & Literatures Learning Center: rooms, hours, media, staff

          Mathematical Sciences

              Mathematics Education Lab

              Mathematics Reading Room

          Psychology department 

              Computer lab with appropriate computer software for research and clinical practice

              School psychology test library

              Office space for all school psychology students

              Department space for research

              Psychological Services Center

        Sociology and Political Science Quantitative Research Laboratory

 

12. Description of library resources

      University Libraries

      College of Education Learning Center

 

13. Description of resources for distance learning, if applicable

        Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center

        Information Technology Services

        College of Education Distance Learning Resources